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Score: Nyack 54, Caldwell 83
Nyack Record: 2-16, 2-10 CACC
Caldwell Record: 11-9, 8-3 CACC
Location: Bowman Gym | Nyack, NY
NYACK, NY - Nyack College women's basketball served as host to Caldwell University for a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) matchup on Wednesday evening. The Warriors were unable to come away with the win at Bowman Gymnasium as the Cougars secured the 83-54 victory.
The first eight minutes of the first half featured both teams keeping within four points of each other before Caldwell used a 12-2 run capped by a jumper from Emily Caswell to lead 25-13 by 9:58.
Another series of runs allowed the Cougars to extend the lead 48-29 by halftime. Neither team shot the ball well, with Caldwell shooting 35.3 percent, including 2-of-9 from three-point range, and Nyack shooting 36.1 percent from the field and 1-of-9 from long range.
During the second half, Nyack was unable to trim the deficit with Caldwell's largest lead reaching 65-33 by 13:33 which would eventually lead to the 83-54 setback at home for the Warriors.
Three Cougars recorded double-figures with Antoinette Pilla tallying a game high 20 points on shooting 7-of-11 from the field, 3-of-7 from behind the arc, and converted 3-for-4 from the free throw line. Teammate Caswell paced Caldwell with a double-double; yanking an impressive game-high 18 rebounds while scoring 15 points.
Nyack is slatted to travel to Georgian Court University on Saturday January 31st for another CACC showdown. Continue to check the 2014-15 Women's basketball schedule for more info.